Richard A. Zimmerman Oral History Interview (5 of 7) Edit

Summary

Identifier
95OH08

Dates

  • 1995-11-07 (Creation)
  • 1978 – 1995 (Event)

Extents

  • 1.00 Items (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    Zimmerman’s fifth interview encompasses his tenure as CEO of Hershey Foods Corporation.  He discusses the company’s international expansion, specifically stock ownership in AB Marabou, and domestic acquisitions such as Friendly Ice Cream Corporation and confectionery companies such as Peter Paul.  Additional topics include: modernization of the manufacturing process; agreement with Hershey Creamery Company; corporate social responsibility; and the company’s response to alleged product tampering.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Unrestricted

  • Related Materials

    Collections: 95OH04; 95OH05; 95OH06; 95OH07; 95OH09; 2004OH02

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